Navigation Links
Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches the BICEPTOR(TM) Tenodesis System, the First All-Arthroscopic Procedure for Biceps Tendon Repair
Date:5/20/2009

System Can Also Be Used For Mini-Open And Open Surgeries

ANDOVER, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced the launch of the BICEPTOR Tenodesis (TEEN-oh-DEE-sis) System to treat injuries to the biceps tendon in the shoulder.

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's BICEPTOR Tenodesis System is the first that enables surgeons to re-attach the biceps tendon to the humerus, or upper arm bone, using an all-arthroscopic technique. Other biceps tenodesis techniques require the extra step of withdrawing the damaged end of the biceps tendon from the surgery site and using suture to reinforce it before re-inserting the tendon and re-attaching it.

"The device has really simplified the biceps tenodesis procedure by eliminating steps and shortening the length of the procedure," said Dr. Scott Trenhaile, a shoulder specialist with Rockford Orthopedic Associates and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. "The ability to place the tendon in a bone socket using an all-endoscopic technique without delivering the tendon out of the body is a great feature."

Surgeons typically perform biceps tenodesis procedures in conjunction with rotator cuff repair, and market research shows that tenodesis procedure volume is climbing as surgeons more routinely address this pathology. Surgeons are expected to perform more than 68,000 biceps tenodesis procedures worldwide in 2009 alone.

Using Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's tenodesis system, the surgeon drills a tunnel in the humerus and secures healthy biceps tendon tissue inside it using the BIOSURE(TM) PK Interference Screw. The BIOSURE PK Interference Screw is molded from PEEK(R) by Invibio, a polymer whose strength, stiffness
'/>"/>

SOURCE Smith & Nephew
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. GlaxoSmithKline Recognizes University of Michigans Dr. Daniel F. Hayes as the First Recipient of the Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award
2. AUDIO from Medialink and GlaxoSmithKline: Fiber Key in Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms
3. Exelixis Submits XL880 Diligence Report to GlaxoSmithKline
4. GlaxoSmithKline Awarded U.S. Department of Defense Contract to Pursue Novel Antibacterial Research Program
5. KGI and Smith College Establish Leadership Forum for Women in Bioscience
6. GlaxoSmithKline and Anacor Pharmaceuticals Form Alliance to Develop Systemic Antivirals and Antibiotics Based on Boron Chemistry
7. Orchid Cellmark Appoints James F. Smith Chief Financial Officer
8. Dennis L. Smith Appointed Executive Chairman to Board of Directors of Solstice Neurosciences, Inc.
9. BioWa Announces Licensing of BioWas POTELLIGENT(R) Technology by GlaxoSmithkline for Use in Antibody Research and Development
10. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Recommends Maintaining FDAS Current Two-Class Drug System
11. GlaxoSmithKline Responds to JAMA Article on the ICES Thiazolidinediones and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Older Patients with Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/28/2015)... , May 28, 2015 RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation ... discovering and developing innovative therapeutics, primarily in the areas ... a public offering of 26 million units at a ... gross proceeds of approximately $10.4 million. Each unit consists ... 13-month overallotment purchase right to purchase 0.50 of a ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... , May 28, 2015  GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... CEO, Douglas J. Swirsky , will present a ... at 11 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 4, 2015. ... Mr. Swirsky,s presentation will be available at the following ... available on GenVec,s website.  To access, visit www.genvec.com ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... The Fertility Centers of New England ... Vitiello has taken on a new and expanded role ... provide guidance, leadership, oversight and quality assurance for the ... among our team of experienced reproductive endocrinologists,” said Fertility ... Hill, M.D. “Her expertise and compassionate, individualized care have ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... (PRWEB) May 28, 2015 Whitehouse Laboratories ... enhanced its long term partnership with PTI Inspection Systems. ... to provide clients with custom-tailored method development and ... instruments currently available. The agreement includes a more formal ... across organizational lines. This enables a more effective ...
Breaking Biology Technology:RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces $10 Million Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces $10 Million Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants 3GenVec To Present At The Jefferies Healthcare Conference 2Danielle Vitiello, MD of Fertility Centers of New England, Named New Medical Director 2Whitehouse Labs Renews & Enhances Partnership with PTI Inspection Systems 2Whitehouse Labs Renews & Enhances Partnership with PTI Inspection Systems 3
... Corp.,(TSX, FSE: "HBP") today announced financial results for the first quarter,of ... - Subsequent to the first quarter, the Company ... of common shares, subject to closing, ... Segal remaining the Company,s Chief Executive ...
... two important surgical tools: Baxter,s ... human thrombin and Pfizer,s GELFOAM, ... announced the Food and Drug Administration approval of,GELFOAM(R) Plus ... Plus is the only available hemostasis kit that contains,Pfizer,s ...
... Lilly to Acquire Exclusive Rights to Novel Late-Stage Molecule for ... ... 17 ,Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) and ... have entered into a licensing and,development agreement granting Lilly exclusive ...
Cached Biology Technology:Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 2Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 3Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 4Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 5Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 6Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 7Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 8Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 9Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 10Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results 11Baxter Announces FDA Approval of GELFOAM(R) Plus Hemostasis Kit 2Baxter Announces FDA Approval of GELFOAM(R) Plus Hemostasis Kit 3Baxter Announces FDA Approval of GELFOAM(R) Plus Hemostasis Kit 4Lilly and BioMS Medical Announce Global Licensing and Development Agreement 2Lilly and BioMS Medical Announce Global Licensing and Development Agreement 3Lilly and BioMS Medical Announce Global Licensing and Development Agreement 4Lilly and BioMS Medical Announce Global Licensing and Development Agreement 5Lilly and BioMS Medical Announce Global Licensing and Development Agreement 6
(Date:5/19/2015)... 2015  Technology is rapidly advancing, outpacing enterprises, ability ... cloud. Passwords and their management are soon to be ... specifications such as those developed by the FIDO Alliance™. ... presents for BYOD, COPE, IoT, and mobile payments, the ... In response to the call for ...
(Date:5/14/2015)... , May 14, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Fingerprint Sensors Market in Smart Mobile Devices ... report believes that 2014 was a watershed year for ... introduction of ,Apple Pay,. Apple gave fingerprint sensors a ... payment service. Fingerprint sensors are a must-have feature in ...
(Date:5/11/2015)... DAYTON, Ohio , May 11, 2015  Through a ... Ohio had a strong showing at AUVSI,s ... . These representatives of Ohio,s UAS ... domestic and abroad from all points along the UAS ecosystem. ... Dayton Development Coalition,s (DDC) Vice President for Aerospace Rich ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):HYPR Corp. Biometric Security Integration Kit Shields Applications and Devices Across the Internet of Things 2HYPR Corp. Biometric Security Integration Kit Shields Applications and Devices Across the Internet of Things 3Global Smart Mobile Devices Fingerprint Sensors Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Authentec, Validity Sensors, Fingerprint Cards, Next Biometrics Group. IDEX, and Qualcomm 2Ohio Flies High at Unmanned '15, Sets Stage for Ohio UAS Conference 2
... described fossil whales---a pregnant female and a male of the ... insights into how whales made the transition from land to ... 2000 and 2004 and studied at the University of Michigan, ... online journal PLoS . U-M paleontologist Philip Gingerich, ...
... In 2005, a woman who had trouble sleeping asked ... sleep disorders specialist at the Mayo Clinic campus in ... interrupts sleep because of unpleasant sensations in the legs ... relieved by movement. Restless legs syndrome affects ...
... State University already have shown that gardening can offer enough ... In research to be published in February in the journal ... health benefits of gardening is keeping older hands strong and ... older adults who are gardeners have better hand strength and ...
Cached Biology News:Early whales gave birth on land, fossil find reveals 2Mayo Clinic researchers suspect a novel gene is causing restless legs syndrome in a large family 2Gardening gives older adults benefits like hand strength and self-esteem 2
Mouse monoclonal antibody to RAD51L3 - RAD51-like 3 (S. cerevisiae)...
Mouse monoclonal [34B12] to Nop5p + Nop58p - Nucleolar Marker ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
... A and Protein G bind specifically to ... A and Protein G conjugates are commonly ... (antibodies) and immunoglobulin subtypes from serum, hybridoma ... biological fluids. These reagents are also commonly ...
... for easy storage. Linkage: This CLS number is ... Cornings product number. If showing no availability yet, ... or contact customer service for assistance. ID clarifier: ... 55 cm 2 D H 100 ...
Biology Products: